The legal fallout relating to a YouTube video-related fatality has officially been resolved. Monalisa Perez, who shot her boyfriend Pedro Ruiz as part of an ill-conceived stunt the couple planned to post on their YouTube channel, has...Show More Summary
For the stunt, 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz held a hardcover encyclopedia against his chest as Monalisa Perez fired a gun
In perhaps the worst way to chase YouTube fame ever recorded, teen mom Monalisa Perez accidentally shot and killed her boyfriend Pedo Ruiz in June during a stunt gone tragically wrong. Perez, who was then pregnant with the couple’s second child, had tweeted that they planned to film “one of ... More »
A Minnesota woman pleaded guilty on Friday to second-degree manslaughter after shooting and killing her boyfriend in June. Police say 20-year-old Monalisa Perez shot and killed 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz III as part of a Youtube stunt gone wrong. The shooting happened in Halstad, Minnesota, inside the couple's home. More »
A YouTube prankster from the US state of Minnesota has admitted fatally shooting her boyfriend in a botched video stunt she hoped would go viral. Monalisa Perez, a 20-year-old mother-of-two, believed her husband Pedro Ruiz would be shielded by a thick book as she took aim from close range in front of onlookers. Show More Summary
Monalisa Perez has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting Pedro Ruiz III on June 26.
Monalisa Perez of Halstad, Minnesota, shot her boyfriend through a book he was holding to his chest for a stunt the couple intended to upload to YouTube. Ms Perez said they did not believe the bullet would make it through the 1.5-inch tome. Ms Perez was pregnant at the time, and the couple’s 3-year-old daughter was standing nearby, authorities said.
She hoped the stunt would be a viral hit. Instead, it's likely to land Monalisa Perez behind bars. The 20-year-old Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter after fatally shooting her boyfriend, Pedro Ruiz, through a hardcover book the pair believed would stop the bullet on June 26. A...
Monalisa Perez told investigators that Pedro Ruiz III wanted to make a video of her shooting a bullet into a hardcover encyclopedia he was holding against his chest
Monalisa Perez, who tragically killed her boyfriend and the father of her two children, Pedro Ruiz III, in an ill-conceived YouTube stunt last June, has plead guilty to second degree manslaughter. She will serve 180 days in jail. Perez...Show More Summary
In June, Monalisa Perez, of Minnesota, shot at a thick book that her boyfriend was holding. She pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter.
A Minnesota woman pleaded guilty to fatally shooting her boyfriend in a stunt that the couple videotaped with the intention of posting it on YouTube. “Monalisa Perez, 20, pleaded guilty last week to second-degree manslaughter in the June death of...
Sometimes one just has to shake their head at the sheer level of stupidity we humans can wring upon ourselves. The latest example of someone who is likely related to Murphy is teenager Monalisa Perez who accidentally, nay, negligently shot her boyfriend 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz in the chest with a.50 Desert Eagle. Show More Summary
Monalisa Perez accidentally shot and killed her boyfriend during a YouTube stunt gone wrong.
Fame is a funny thing, and some people will go to unbelievable lengths to attain it. For Monalisa Perez, a 19-year-old Minnesota woman, and her 22-year-old boyfriend, Pedro Ruiz III, the itch of YouTube stardom ended in tragedy. Hoping...Show More Summary
Monalisa Perez, 19, has been charged with one count of second-degree manslaughter.
The story of what happened to Pedro Ruiz III and Monalisa Perez is difficult to read. The young couple, who lived in Minnesota with their 3-year-old daughter, sought Internet fame at seemingly any cost. Ruiz paid with his life—and Perez is charged with second-degree manslaughter, after she was convinced to shoot her boyfriend point-blank in the pursuit of "more viewers."
A Minnesota woman charged with fatally shooting her boyfriend in a failed YouTube video stunt foreshadowed the event when she tweeted that it would be "one of the most dangerous videos ever." Monalisa Perez, of Halstad, was charged Wednesday with second-degree manslaughter in the death of Pedro Ruiz III. Perez,...
Monalisa Perez tweeted that the couple had agreed to carry out "one of the most dangerous videos ever."
Tragedy struck a young Minnesota couple trying to achieve YouTube fame, leaving a young man dead and his pregnant girlfriend charged with manslaughter. “Over the past several weeks, Monalisa Perez of Halstad, Minn., and her boyfriend, Pedro Ruiz III, began...